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From: Jonathan Cohn
Date: Aug 29, 2016 8:19AM


Could one use SVG for a text graphics, and would that be read by screen
readers? Also, if I remember correctly, MS will save the description with
the graphic when saved as a image file. Any chance Gmail would pick that up
and auto-create a alt-attribute?


On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 10:06 AM Jamous, JP < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Paul,
>
> How do you accomplish such a thing?
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>
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> **************************************************
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> Jean-Pierre Jamous
> Digital Accessibility Specialist & Developer
> UI Accessibility Team
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> The only limitations in life are those we set for ourselves
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Paul J. Adam
> Sent: Monday, August 29, 2016 8:42 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Gmail photo alts
>
> Also not possible to add alt text to images in OS X and iOS Mail apps as
> far as I know.
>
> You can add alt text to images in MS Outlook.
>
> Paul J. Adam
> Accessibility Evangelist
> www.deque.com
>
> > On Aug 28, 2016, at 7:39 PM, Kevin Chao < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> > Unfortunately, it's not possible to add alt text to images via Gmail.
> >
> > On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 1:25 PM L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> >> Oh and I can't link to these photos with a URL, they must be in the
> >> body of the email (I know you can do a URL with an alt for a
> >> signature image). I don't think one can alt these, but I wanted to
> triple check.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Lisa
> >>
> >> On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 3:23 PM, L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi Everyone,
> >>>
> >>> I am putting two photos in a gmail email message, inline and not as
> >>> attachments. I have looked everywhere and can't see where I can add
> >>> an
> >> alt
> >>> for them. Anyone know?
> >>>
> >>> I have tried everything, but can't get it to work.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers
> >>>
> >>> Lisa
> >>>
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